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Business Premises: Fines

Volume 477: debated on Thursday 12 June 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government how much has been collected from fines on void business lettings in each of the last three years. (210383)

Central Government do not collect data on the amount of revenues raised from the unoccupied property rate. However, it is estimated that the recent changes to the empty property rate will reduce the costs of empty property rate relief by £950 million in 2008-09.